A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: When you post a project, it's easier for people to discover it if you choose a great title for your thread.
Total Members: 297,040
Currently Running With Scissors:
611 Guests and 35 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1] 2 3 ... 5  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: FIBER FRIDAY!!! 1/12/07  (Read 4958 times)
Tags for this thread: fiber_friday  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
caprig
« on: January 12, 2007 07:57:54 AM »

wow, I am freaking out - no fiber friday for today yet?  I hope I did not just miss it and double post.

Here is what I have done the last week...

Taken with flash



No Flash



And here is what I have been dying all week- I just did some more today that I will post later, if I can get a decent photo of it.




« Last Edit: January 12, 2007 08:07:10 AM by caprig » THIS ROCKS   Logged
Snowberrylime
Glued to the spinning wheel
Offline Offline

Posts: 426
Joined: 26-Nov-2006


View Profile WWW
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2007 08:32:10 AM »

yay, my first ever fibre friday! Here are some skeins I have spun so far:


And here is some alpaca I've done this week:

I've got some more black and white alpaca with bamboo, a really wild and messy 'safari' yarn and just off the wheel some white alpaca with bamboo. If it's ok I'll add some pics of these later on Smiley
I hope the images work...

« Last Edit: January 12, 2007 09:13:34 AM by vanillaxlight » THIS ROCKS   Logged

caprig
« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2007 08:45:39 AM »


What pretty colors!  Was the plain black hard to spin up?

I just dyed up some black superwash, and am spinning up some black regular wool with a little lime green mixed in.  I did some lime with black fibers in it and am going to make the alien scarf from StichNBitch Knitting book for my husband for his bday- hopefully.

THIS ROCKS   Logged
hobbledehoy
Offline Offline

Posts: 236
Joined: 10-Mar-2006

The Hobbledehoy


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2007 08:53:13 AM »

Wow caprig!  Those colors are outstanding!   Cool

Congrats Snowberrylime!  Your first set of handspuns are delightful!  I look forward to seeing more of your work. Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged

the shop:
http://hobbledehoy.etsy.com
the blog:
http://elizabeth-stottlemyer.blogspot.com
twitter along:
http://www.twitter.com/hobbledehoy

I'm generally open for fiber swaps!  PM me Cheesy
SlickMariaVic
« Reply #4 on: January 12, 2007 09:14:55 AM »

Wow everything looks beautiful so far, and its only the first page! Caprig-those colors make me freakin drool...I only managed to do a single skein last night.  Its more of a concept piece I guess. I wanted to see if I could spin synthetic hair, cuz I have a bunch. So its some really soft wool I hand dyed, carded with all different kinds and colors of fake hair, plied with black thread with some wool lumps.
I was thinking of making a felted vase?
« Last Edit: February 10, 2010 01:04:45 PM by jungrrl - Reason: fixed a coding issue » THIS ROCKS   Logged

"That which is creative must create itself -" Keats

Pinterest
http://pinterest.com/slickmariavic/
knitwit
Offline Offline

Posts: 693
Joined: 08-Dec-2003

The cookie thief


View Profile WWW
« Reply #5 on: January 12, 2007 09:22:26 AM »

caprig - beautiful! I love the colors in the no flash version and also in all of that roving - wow! And snowberrylime - amazing first yarns. I love the colors and you did such a nice job of them.

I actually got to spin this week after a long time away. I just experimented with novelty yarns. The first one is all nubs and slubs. The second one has tinsel. The last one is crazy - made with recycled christmas stuff: garland, tinsel, broken fairy lights, fake snow (by the way - the "EcoSnow" is made from ingeo so you can spin it easily and it costs less than your usual sources)





THIS ROCKS   Logged

caprig
« Reply #6 on: January 12, 2007 09:46:09 AM »

SLickmariavic- I love that color combo!- by synthetic hair do you mean the type for dolls and wigs?  What a creative idea!

Knitwit- I am amazed at your creativity- what a cool way to use christmas stuff.  What is ecosnow?  I never have seen that.

You guys are amazing!  This is so inspirational.

I am getting such a thrill from seeing everyone's work!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Snowberrylime
Glued to the spinning wheel
Offline Offline

Posts: 426
Joined: 26-Nov-2006


View Profile WWW
« Reply #7 on: January 12, 2007 10:17:09 AM »

Thanks for the feedback!
Some really beautiful yarns so far! Fibre fridays are one of the reasons I started spinning, lol, drooling every week over gorgeous yarns kind of has that affect on people... Cheesy
And Caprig, you already know how much I adore all these colours you dyed.... absolutely wonderful!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

cha.cha.cha.
« Reply #8 on: January 12, 2007 11:15:42 AM »

My first fiber friday! These skeins are hiding in the medicine cabinet in my house so my housemates don't find them- this fiber obsession is getting out of control:

the dark red is my favorite, it was so easy to spin and the color is really rich. it's a merino and some other basic wool blend, the yellow is merino, the tiny white is alpaca and wool 50/50 blend, and the teal and rose are cheap-o roving.

All the previous yarn is so fantastic! I especially love the dyed ones.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

blog!  http://nomoresweaters.blogspot.com

how do you catch a unique squirrel?............. u-nique up on it.
HunterJumper33
« Reply #9 on: January 12, 2007 11:56:51 AM »

i love all of these!!!! i will have some of mine up in a few hours or so once i get home from school yeah!!!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Check out my Etsy Shop Rosemary Lane Design: https://www.etsy.com/shop/RosemaryLaneDesign
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2 3 ... 5  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus Answer Fan Questions
Behind the Scenes of Writing Between You and Me
Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus Read from Between You and Me
White Horse Book Trailer
Amped Book Trailer
Latest Blog Articles
August 20, 2014 Featured Projects
Tute Tuesday: Faux Cross Stitch Sweatshirt
More Great Crafts Using Cardboard Tubes

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.